DASH Diet for CKD Prevention

Following a diet similar to the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan may stave off chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to 2 new studies.

Folic Acid May Delay CKD Progression

Folic acid treatment may delay progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) among patients with mild to moderate CKD, according to investigators.

Ultrasonography for Stones Falls Short

Using ultrasonography alone to detect kidney stones and determine their size may result in the inappropriate management of one-fifth of patients.

Few AEs With OAB Sacral Neuromodulation

Overactive bladder (OAB) patients who undergo sacral neuromodulation therapy with the InterStim System have a low to moderate rate of reported device-related adverse events (AEs) after a year. Find out more:

High-Grade PCa Linked to Diabetes Drugs

Use of diabetes drugs, especially metformin, prior to surgery for prostate cancer is associated with an increased risk of high-grade tumors.

Hepatitis C in CKD: Challenges, Opportunities

Annette Bruchfeld, MD, PhD, discusses chronic HCV infection in the contexts of chronic kidney disease, dialysis, and transplantation.

Cost-Effective Hemoglobin Target in Anemic CKD

Among patients older than 30 years who have chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage 3–4, anemia treatment is most cost-effective when targeting a hemoglobin level of 10.5 g/dL.

Encrypting PHI for HIPAA Compliance

When it comes to encryption, addressable doesn't mean optional. Having an implementation plan can be helpful in case of a HIPAA audit.

Addressing the Top 3 EMR Challenges

Some major issues still hounding physicians with EMRs are interoperability and lack of productivity and specificity.

New Dialysis Paradigms?

Emerging studies in recent years have cast doubt on the universal superiority of conventional approaches to dialysis.

CME: SGLT-2 Inhibitors for Type 2 ...

Increased clinical research has been focused on the sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors for the management of type 2 diabetes.

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